Funeral services for Michael Allen Kennerson, 67, of Poteau are Friday at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Heavener with Rev. Sam Dyer officiating.

Interment will follow at the Monroe Cemetery, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.

He … Read More

Former Heavener city manager Mike Kennerson passed away Sunday night.

Kennerson, who served as city manager from 1999 to 2014, was also the Heavener citizen of the year in 2006, was the former president of the Friends of the Heavener Runestone, the quartermaster for the local Veterans of Foreign War, the … Read More

Today in History

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Monday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2017. There are 307 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Feb. 27, 1942, the Battle of the Java Sea began during World War II; Imperial Japanese naval forces scored a decisive victory … Read More

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook blew past Steven Adams’ pick and saw 6-foot-11, 270-pound DeMarcus Cousins slide over to block his path to the rim.

Westbrook didn’t care. Oklahoma City’s 6-3 point guard leaped up and uncorked a devastating right-handed jam over the new member … Read More

BEGGS—Playing on the road against the sixth-ranked team in the state is a tough proposition.

LCJ scoreboard for Saturday’s games involving LeFlore County teams.

Updated 3A Area III girls bracket

But despite those challenges, Heavener’s girls led 29-25 after three quarters. Beggs came alive in the final period, however, and the … Read More

HOWE—Funeral services for Jack Thurman, 75, of Howe are Monday at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Heavener with Rev. Ray Weaver officiating.

Burial will follow in the Heavener Memorial Park, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

He … Read More

OKMULGEE—The Heavener girls advanced to the 2A regional championship game on Saturday against Beggs in Beggs with a 50-45 overtime win over Eufaula while the Wolves’ season ended in a 61-37 loss to the Ironheads.

See all of Thursday’s scores and the upcoming playoff games for LeFlore County teams.

The Lady … Read More

By ANDREW HAMMOND, Associated Press

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Down 14 points and hopes fading, Oklahoma State head coach Brad Underwood had a simple message to his team: Get out of bed and start playing. The alarm was sounded and by the end of the game, the Cowboys could rest easy … Read More

OKMULGEE—The four LeFlore County Class 3A teams travel to Okmulgee for regional play on Thursday.

3A Boys Area III bracket

3A Girls Area III bracket

Heavener plays Eufaula in both games while Spiro takes on Okmulgee.

The loser’s bracket games will be played in the afternoon. Spiro’s girls (11-15) play Okmulgee (9-13) … Read More

Mitchell Lynn Shadwick, 48, of Heavener was born July 20, 1968 in Poteau to Bill and Shirley (Robertson) Shadwick and passed away Feb. 20, 2017 in Heavener.

The family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

He was … Read More

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